Fraser Institute Study

Police Costs Continue To Soar Despite Falling Crime Rates

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2017 | Canada

Are Canadians getting a solid bang for their 13 billion bucks?

Alberta Is Underestimating Its Debt, Study Warns

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.31.2016 | Canada Alberta


Canada Is 6th In The World For Human Freedom

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada

Study editor Fred McMahon says the goal of the index is to measure the degree to which people are free to enjoy classic civil liberties.

Fraser Institute: Income Tax System Getting Costly, Complex

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 04.27.2015 | Canada Business

As Thursday’s tax filing deadline nears, many procrastinating Canadians are feeling the pressure to gather all their information and start crunching...

Why Won't Mine Industry Invest In B.C.?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia and federal governments should settle outstanding aboriginal land claims in the westernmost province to eliminate the...

The Fact Missing From Income Inequality Talk

Charles Lammam | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Business
Charles Lammam

Given the debate over the past few years about income inequality and the fact that many people do not consider how the income of individuals change over time, a new study, "Measuring Income Mobility in Canada" recently published by the Fraser Institute, provides fresh evidence on how the incomes of Canadians change over the course of their lives. While we welcome thoughtful criticisms of our methods and analysis, a recent blog penned by Professor Michale Wolfson of the University of Ottawa does a disservice to the discussion when he suggests the results are misleading and the analysis was done unfairly without adequate justification.